Nagaland Legislative Assembly
14th Nagaland Assembly
Type
Type
Term limits
5 years
Leadership
La. Ganesan
since 20 February 2023
Speaker
Deputy Speaker
S. Toiho Yeptho, NCP
since 27 February 2024
Leader of the House
(Chief Minister)
Deputy Leader of the House
(Deputy Chief Minister)
Structure
Seats60
Political groups
Government (58)
  NDA (58)[2]

Opposition (2)

  NPF (2)[6]
Elections
First past the post
Last election
27 February 2023
Next election
February 2028
Meeting place
Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Kohima
Website
Nagaland Legislative Assembly

The Nagaland Legislative Assembly is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Nagaland. Nagaland became a state of India on 1 December 1963 and after election in January 1964, the first Nagaland Legislative Assembly was formed on 11 February 1964.[7] In 1974, the strength of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly was increased to the present strength of 60 members.[8]

There is no nominated member in the House, all the members are elected on the basis of adult franchise from single-seat constituencies. The normal tenure of the House is five years unless dissolved sooner. The seat of the Legislative Assembly is Kohima, the capital of Nagaland.

Members of Legislative Assembly

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District No. Constituency Name Party Remarks
Dimapur 1 Dimapur I H. Tovihoto Ayemi Bharatiya Janata Party
2 Dimapur II (ST) Moatoshi Longkümer Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
Chümoukedima 3 Dimapur III (ST) Hekani Jakhalu Kense Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
Chümoukedima and Niuland 4 Ghaspani I (ST) Jacob Zhimomi Bharatiya Janata Party Cabinet Minister
Chümoukedima 5 Ghaspani II (ST) Zhaleo Rio Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
Peren 6 Tening (ST) Namri Nchang Nationalist Congress Party
7 Peren (ST) T. R. Zeliang Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party Deputy Chief Minister
Kohima 8 Western Angami (ST) Salhoutuonuo Kruse Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party Cabinet Minister
9 Kohima Town (ST) Tseilhoutuo Rhütso National People's Party
10 Northern Angami I (ST) Kekhrielhoulie Yhome Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
11 Northern Angami II (ST) Neiphiu Rio Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party Chief Minister
Tseminyü 12 Tseminyü (ST) Jwenga Seb Janata Dal (United) JD(U) Nagaland unit disbanded[9]
Independent politician
Zünheboto 13 Pughoboto (ST) Sukhato A. Sema Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas)
Kohima 14 Southern Angami I (ST) Kevipodi Sophie Independent politician
15 Southern Angami II (ST) Kropol Vitsü Bharatiya Janata Party
Phek 16 Pfütsero (ST) Neisatuo Mero Independent politician
17 Chizami (ST) K. G. Kenye Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party Cabinet Minister
18 Chozuba (ST) Küdecho Khamo Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
19 Phek (ST) Kuzholuzo Nienu Naga People's Front
20 Meluri (ST) Z. Nyusietho Nyuthe Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
Mokokchung 21 Tuli (ST) A. Pangjung Jamir Bharatiya Janata Party
22 Arkakong (ST) Nuklutoshi National People's Party
23 Impur (ST) T. M. Mannen Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
24 Angetyongpang (ST) Tongpang Ozüküm Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
25 Mongoya (ST) Imkongmar Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
26 Aonglenden (ST) Sharingain Longkümer Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
27 Mokokchung Town (ST) Metsübo Jamir Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party Cabinet Minister
28 Koridang (ST) Imkong L. Imchen Bharatiya Janata Party
29 Jangpetkong (ST) Temjenmemba Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
30 Alongtaki (ST) Temjen Imna Along Bharatiya Janata Party Cabinet Minister
Zünheboto 31 Akuluto (ST) Kazheto Kinimi Bharatiya Janata Party
32 Atoizü (ST) Picto Shohe Nationalist Congress Party
33 Suruhoto (ST) S. Toiho Yeptho Nationalist Congress Party Deputy Speaker
34 Aghunato (ST) G. Ikuto Zhimomi Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
35 Zünheboto (ST) K. Tokugha Sukhalu Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
36 Satakha (ST) G. Kaito Aye Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party Cabinet Minister
Wokha 37 Tyüi (ST) Yanthungo Patton Bharatiya Janata Party Deputy Chief Minister
38 Wokha (ST) Y. Mhonbemo Hümtsoe Nationalist Congress Party
39 Sanis (ST) Mhathung Yanthan Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
40 Bhandari (ST) Achumbemo Kikon Naga People's Front
Mon 41 Tizit (ST) P. Paiwang Konyak Bharatiya Janata Party Cabinet Minister
42 Wakching (ST) W. Chingang Konyak Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
43 Tapi (ST) Noke Wangnao Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party Died on 28 August 2023[10]
Wangpang Konyak Elected in December 2023 by-election.
44 Phomching (ST) K. Konngam Konyak Bharatiya Janata Party
45 Tehok (ST) C. L. John Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party Cabinet Minister
46 Mon Town (ST) Y. Mankhao Konyak Nationalist Congress Party
47 Aboi (ST) C. Manpon Konyak Independent politician
48 Moka (ST) A. Nyamnyei Konyak National People's Party
Longleng 49 Tamlu (ST) B. Bangtick Phom Independent politician
50 Longleng (ST) A. Pongshi Phom Nationalist Congress Party
Tuensang 51 Noksen (ST) Y. Lima Onen Chang Republican Party of India (Athawale)
52 Longkhim–Chare (ST) Sethrongkyu Bharatiya Janata Party
53 Tuensang Sadar I (ST) P. Bashangmongba Chang Bharatiya Janata Party Cabinet Minister
54 Tuensang Sadar II (ST) Imtichoba Republican Party of India (Athawale)
Mon 55 Tobu (ST) Naiba Konyak Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas)
Noklak 56 Noklak (ST) P. Longon Nationalist Congress Party
57 Thonoknyu (ST) Benei M. Lamthiu National People's Party
Shamator 58 Shamator–Chessore (ST) S. Keoshu Yimchunger Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
Kiphire 59 Seyochung–Sitimi (ST) C. Kipili Sangtam National People's Party
60 Pungro–Kiphire (ST) S. Kiusumew Yimchunger Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party

See also

References

  1. ^ "Y. Patton to become deputy chief minister". 6 March 2023.
  2. ^ "Nagaland Set For Oppositionless Government". NDTV.
  3. ^ "Setback For Sharad Pawar, All 7 NCP MLAs In Nagaland To Support Ajit Pawar". NDTV.
  4. ^ "Nagaland heading for oppositionless govt as parties support NDPP-BJP", Business Standard, 6 March 2023
  5. ^ "RPI will support BJP-NDPP alliance says Athwale", East Mojo, 3 March 2023
  6. ^ "NPF to play role of opposition in Nagaland assembly". The Times of India. 24 March 2023.
  7. ^ "Nagaland Legislative Assembly". webtest.nagaland.gov.in. Retrieved 28 November 2021.
  8. ^ Nagaland legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in.
  9. ^ "Tale of two Opposition parties in Nagaland | Pawar okays NCP support to NDPP-BJP govt, JD(U) disbands state unit". Deccan Herald. 8 March 2023. Retrieved 14 May 2023.
  10. ^ "Ten-time Nagaland MLA Noke Wangnao dies at 87". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 August 2023.

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